St Lucia Distillers Set to Travel Around the UK

This March and April, UK distributor Emporia Brands have put together a calendar of events involving its award-winning St Lucia Distillers range, after the initial success of last year’s programme. Brand Ambassador Dave Marsland and the Emporia Brands team will be touring fifteen cities as they bring together the Chairman’s Reserve range, which includes Gold,Continue reading “St Lucia Distillers Set to Travel Around the UK”

Ron Cubay Tasting Notes

Cuba has a history when it comes to rums. Both Bacardi and Havana, two of the biggest names in the rum world, have an affiliation with the country. But there’s a third, and that name has hit the UK shores these past few years. Hailing from the centrally located Santo Dominco distillery of Cuba RonContinue reading “Ron Cubay Tasting Notes”


Bacardí is one of the biggest brands in the world, yet I can not believe that I am yet to feature it in any way shape or form. So in response to this, lets take a look at how Bacardí is the name of rum, and why it is enjoyed in nearly every country *. 1814 heraldedContinue reading “Bacardí”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 4

4 days in and it’s time for a twist on the classic Daiquiri using Havana 7yr. Day 4 – Rome Daiquiri – Havana Glass – Daiquiri glass Ingredients – 50 ml of Havana Club Añejo 7 Años 2 spoons of sugar 5 ml of lime juice 2 drops of Marrasquino 3 spoons of Nutella 1 slice of banana  Continue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 4”

Funkin Puree Passion Fruit Margarita & Cosmopolitan Tasting Notes

Funkin Puree are a well-known brand of fruit purees commonly used in most bars and restaurants. When I contacted Funkin regarding the use of their purees back when I worked at Casa Tapas, they sent me 3 ready-to-serve pouches to try – Cosmopolitan, Mojito and Passion Fruit Margarita. The Mojito pouch has unfortunately long gone but today I review the other two classics. Passion Fruit MargaritaContinue reading “Funkin Puree Passion Fruit Margarita & Cosmopolitan Tasting Notes”